Senior Data Engineer

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Meridian Technology Group
Oregon, Texas and Fully Remote positions to work from anywhere in the US, United States

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Senior Data Engineer


Oregon, Texas, Colorado and Fully Remote positions to work from anywhere in the US, CO 



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Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Senior Data Engineer.

The Data Engineering Team Lead is a hands-on, working lead for a team ranging from traditional ETL & SQL solutions to cloud infrastructure, data streaming services, and serverless data processing solutions. In this role you will be part of a supportive, collaborative, and diverse team responsible for exploring, making recommendations, implementing, and supporting enterprise data solutions. Your solutions will range from data science enablement to traditional data warehousing in our Snowflake data warehouse to building data pipelines that support customer-facing web-scale products. But we aren’t just looking for a technologist. We’re looking for someone who makes those around them better, makes the team work better together.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead, coach, and mentor individuals on the team, seeking ways to improve how the team functions
  • Lead the team through balancing ad-hoc requests from stakeholders with planned work, ensuring the team is working effectively
  • Teach Agile concepts to the team and help them grow, evolve, and self organize
  • Work with the principal data engineer and data engineering manager to:
    • ensure the team has technical direction and the tools it needs to succeed
    • coordinate plans across all functions and stakeholders
  • Working closely with product teams and data scientists to determine how to capture, persist, and maintain data
  • Building distributed, scalable, and reliable data pipelines that ingest and process data at scale with ever diminishing time processing windows
  • Leverage AWS to deliver efficient, cloud-native solutions
  • Identifying opportunities in our data landscape where we need data enrichment
  • Identifying and making recommendations on data storage solutions using alternate technologies
  • Analyzing and recommending alternate persistence solutions
  • Serving as a resource for the Data Sciences team by partnering with them to make production quality and supportable solutions
  • Gathering requirements from analysts and the larger business community to optimize, unify, and simplify data according to business needs
  • Working either independently on projects or in collaborative teams depending upon the needs of the effort
  • Participate in our data analyst community of practice and represent the EDS team as an expert, teacher, and advocate for good data governance and useful documentation.
The Skills You’ll Need
  • Experience leading with SCRUM, XP, or Kanban with a deep understanding of the principals behind Agile - not just performing the ceremonies
  • Exceptional ELT/ETL background with data transformation and operational experience
  • Strong SQL Proficiency with, including analytic queries and other complex use cases
  • Experience with SQL Query Tuning, data investigation, and optimization
  • Experience with Snowflake cloud data warehouse administration.
  • Experience modeling star schemas and other summary objects based on business requirements
  • Experience building large data stores, modern data warehouses, or advanced data processing solutions
  • Experience with AWS tools and infrastructure. Particularly in regards to s3 storage, data pipelines, and serverless AWS compute services (e.g. Lambdas)
  • Deployment pipeline and infrastructure as code and deployment pipeline experience on a cloud platform.
Bonus Skills
  • Experience building data warehouse solutions in Snowflake
  • Understanding of Oracle, SQL Server, Mongo, and other database systems
  • Scripting experience with Powershell and Python
  • Experience with WhereScape RED ELT Software
  • Experience with Terraform, AWS (Lambda, Kafka, Glue, Kinesis Firehose, Airflow)
  • Understanding of modern data warehouse architectures such as data vault

Location is Portland, OR or Denver, CO. Position can be Fully Remote. Consultants should reside in the area.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.  No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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